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Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v3.1


Course Description


Overview

This is a 5-day course designed for systems and field engineers who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 switch. This course covers the key components and procedures you need to know to configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 switch platform.New Features introduce in Cisco NX-OS 6.2 have also been incorporated into this course.  

Audience

Network Engineers involved in the installation and maintenance of Nexus 7000 switches.  

Prerequisites

The prerequisites for this course are:
  • DCICT and DCICN or CCNADCBC
  • ROUTE and SWITCH
 

Key topics

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus Product Family
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Deployment Models
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Hardware
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 7700 Series Switch Chassis
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Supervisor, I/O, and Fabric Modules
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Forwarding and Packet Flow
Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Hardware
  • Describing Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Cisco NX-OS Software
  • Describing Cisco NX-OS Architecture, Key Features, and Capabilities
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Licensing Model
Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Administration, Management, and Troubleshooting
  • Using Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch Management Interfaces and Setup Utilities
  • Managing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch User Access with Cisco NX-OS
  • Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch System Management Features
  • Using Troubleshooting Processes and Tools
  • Troubleshooting Memory and Packet Flow Issues
  • Describing the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NAM-NX1
Virtual Device Contexts on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing Virtual Device Contexts
  • Configuring VDCs
  • Describing Management Settings for VDCs
Layer 2 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing and Configuring Security Features
  • Configuring Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • Configuring VLANs and Advanced VLAN Features
  • Configuring STP and STP Extensions
  • Configuring Q-in-Q
Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing Port Channels
  • Describing vPCs
  • Configuring vPCs
  • Troubleshooting vPC
Cisco FabricPath on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing Cisco FabricPath Architecture
  • Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Troubleshooting Cisco FabricPath
  • Describing Cisco DFA Architecture
Layer 3 Switching Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing the Cisco NX-OS Forwarding Architecture
  • Configuring Routing Protocols
  • Configuring FHRP Protocols
  • Describing and Configuring BFD
  • Configuring Multicast
MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing MPLS
  • Configuring MPLS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches
  • Configuring MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
  • Configuring MPLS Layer 2 VPNs
  • Configuring MPLS TE
Cisco OTV on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing Cisco OTV
  • Configuring Basic Cisco OTV
  • Configuring Cisco OTV Advanced Features
VXLAN on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing VXLAN MP-BGP EVPN Technology
  • Configuring VXLAN ad MP-BGP EVPN on Cisco Nexus 7000 Seres Switches
LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing LISP
  • Configuring LISP on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing FCoE
  • Describing FCoE Support on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Configuring FCoE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Security Features on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing and Configuring Security Features
  • Describing and Configuring Cisco TrustSec on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
QoS on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing QoS in the Data Center
  • Configuring QoS on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
Cisco ITD and RISE on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Describing Cisco ITD
  • Configuring Cisco ITD
  • Describing Cisco RISE
Cisco NX-API and Python on Cisco Nexus Series Switches
  • Using Cisco NX-API  on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • Using Python on Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
The Labs are:
  • Lab 1: Cisco Nexus 7000 Platform Discovery
  • Lab 2: Configuring User Management
  • Lab 3: Configuring System Management
  • Lab 4: Configuring Troubleshooting Features
  • Lab 5: Configuring Layer 2 Switching
  • Lab 6: Configuring Virtual Port Channels
  • Lab 7: Configuring Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 8: Troubleshooting vPCs and Cisco FabricPath
  • Lab 9: Configuring Layer 3 Switching
  • Lab 10: Configuring FHRP
  • Lab 11: Configuring MPLS
  • Lab 12: Configuring Cisco OTV
  • Lab 13: Implementing VXLAN Bridging on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch
  • Lab 14: Configuring LISP
  • Lab 15: Configuring FCoE
  • Lab 15: Configuring Security Features
  • Lab 17: Configuring QoS
  • Lab 18: using Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch NX-API
 

Objectives

After the completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the features of the Cisco Nexus family of switches, and the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches features and deployment models
  • Identify Cisco Nexus 7000 Series hardware, management tools, and troubleshooting features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. You will also learn how to configure the relevant management tools and be able use the troubleshooting key features on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches.
  • Identify the networking and storage features that are available on the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch and learn how to configure, manage, optimize, verify and troubleshoot them.

Course Duration

5 Days
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